Tiger Stripes

Friday 1st March 9:00 PM


The first amongst her friends to hit puberty, Zaffan, 12, discovers a terrifying secret about her body. Ostracised by her community, Zaffan fights back, learning that to be free she must embrace the body she feared, emerging as a proud, strong woman.

Thanks To Modern Films


“Writer-director Amanda Nell Eu maintains a blackly comical undercurrent even as things get very freaky indeed, exploring big themes through lenses of culture, gender and religion. And Zafreen Zairizal shines in a complex and physically demanding role.”

Shadows on the Wall

“From the exuberant credits and opening sequence through to the end, “Tiger Stripes” is the work of a confident new talent whose next work will be eagerly awaited.”

Alissa Simon, Variety

“The performances the director gets from her young cast are tremendous and it is terrifically shot.”

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian




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